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GERMANY.
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TABLE XXIV-B. Movement of Ore in Germany in the Year 1899.
District.	Lothringen and Luxemburg.	Ruhr.	Silesia.	Pomeranla.
	12,987 152	212 794	476 823	
Exported to Belgium ........................	1.807,421			
	1,271,052			
			33,787	
		1 384 769		1'24 200
"        "    Sweden ......... . ........		1 384 447	'275 406	
			329,705	
Sent to the Saar and the Ruhr. ... ........	1,337,000			
Brought from the Siegen, the Lahn and		4,734,600		
				
TABLE XXIV-0. Output of Ingots in Germany for Twelve Months, 1902-03.
District.	Acid Bessemer.	Basic Bessemer.	Acid Open Hearth.	Basic Open Hearth,	Total.
The Ruhr ....................	240,000	2,246,000	176,000	1,667,000	4,829,000
Silesia ..... •. ..................	55,000	242,000		292,000	589,000
		953,000		43,000	998,000
		408,000			408,000
The Saar ......... ...... ........		887.000	10,000	160,000	1,037,000
	10,800	40,000	7,200	85,000	148,000
				154,000	154,000
		887,000		'  46,008	838,000
		889,000			239,000
	39,666			30,000	59,000
Bavaria ........................		100,000		30,000	180,000
					
	834,800	5,882,000	193,800	3,609,000	8,419,000
					
SEC. XXIVb.—Lothringen and Luxemburg:
The province of Lothringen is the old French Lorraine. Following its incorporation into Germany, not only was its name changed, but every town received either a new name or a German prefix or suffix. This was natural, for it is impossible for German or English people to pronounce many of the French names, and it would have been absurd to have a German city called by a name that nine-tenths of the inhabitants could not pronoxince. Many maps of Lothringen contain the old names, and these are used exclusively in France and Belgium, and widely in England and America, while the term Lorraine is known to a hundred Americans where Lothringen is known to one. This change, natural though it is, entails endless confusion upon the traveler, who might guess that